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Orange Opportunity Scholarship provides scholarship for recent master’s graduates

During these difficult times, we do not want to forget to stop and enjoy the successes and congratulate the accomplishments of the Syracuse University master’s degree class of 2020. We look forward to gathering to celebrate you in the future and we are dedicated to continue to support your educational and career goals. We understand...
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Student Profile: Justine Hastings ’21 and the Blackstone Launchpad

Story by Blackstone LaunchPad Global Media Fellow Krishna Pamidi ’21 Maya Angelous once said, “A hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.”  As a beacon of hope and retribution, she was an important figure in spearheading the civil rights movement in twentieth century America. She did that...
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Inclusive Entrepreneurship Program offered by Blackstone Launchpad and Taishoff Center

An innovative, interdisciplinary program focused on inclusive entrepreneurship and design is being offered for the 2020-2021 academic year in partnership with the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars (LaunchPad) at Syracuse University Libraries, the Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education (InclusiveU), and the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) through the generous donation from Gianfranco...
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Four outstanding SOE, InclusiveU students selected as 2020-2021 Remembrance Scholars

Four students from the School of Education and the Taishoff Center’s InclusiveU have been named 2020-21 Remembrance Scholars, one of Syracuse University’s most prestigious honors. Scholars are chosen in their junior year through a rigorous, competitive process. Honorees include: Andrew Benbenek of Cicero, New York, studying broadcast and digital journalism through InclusiveU; Justine Hastings of...
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Ernesto Marquez Fragoso brings lessons of inclusion and collaboration back to Mexico City

Inclusive education in Mexico lags behind that in the United States, even at the best high schools, says Ernesto Marquez Fragoso, a mathematics and science teacher at Colegio de Ciencias y Humanidades (the College of Sciences and Humanities) in Mexico City. “We don’t have a lot of students with disabilities who are identified in our...
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Evan Starling Davis named 2020-2021 Public Humanities Scholar

Evan Starling-Davis, literacy education Ph.D. student in the department of reading and language arts, has been named a 2020-2021 Graduate Student Public Humanities Fellow. A joint initiative between the Syracuse University Humanities Center and the Central New York Humanities Corridor, these fellowships are supported in partnership with Humanities New York to: encourage emerging humanities scholars to...
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Akhu Mogami advocates for Music Education in Botswana

Passionate about the power of music in education, Akhutleleng “Akhu” Mogami wants to expand teaching of music to primary school students in her native Botswana. Mogami, an alto saxophonist in a jazz band and founder of a private music school in Botswana, is one of the 16 recipients of the Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching...
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Tuija Kae’s unintended lesson in distance learning

Curiosity about her home country impressed Tuija Kae, a high school English teacher from Finland, when she was in her field placement at East Syracuse Minoa High School earlier this semester. She presented to ESM students about Finland and its education system, “I was very pleasantly surprised by their interest and inquisitiveness,” she says. “Finnish...
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Fulbright DAI Participant Yuli Yani understands technology’s role in the global classroom

For Yuli Yani, an English teacher at a vocational high school in Indonesia, learning about new computer apps in a Syracuse area middle school class has reinforced the importance of digital literacy as well as having a command of the English language. In her field placement at Jamesville-DeWitt Middle School, Yani has observed how easily...
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Forever Orange Scholarship expands graduate school opportunities for the Class of 2020

We admire the Syracuse University Class of 2020’s resilience. In the face of a global pandemic, out students have adjusted to online learning and missed out on much-anticipated activities ahead of receiving your degree. Facing an uncertain job market, many are putting more thought into graduate studies. In combination with your undergraduate degree and your...
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